All News Articles for 2017-12-07

Thursday, December 7, 2017
Most Dire Climate Change Predictions, Warns New Study, Are Also the Most Accurate
New research shows emissions must go down every year starting in 2020 to prevent dangerous warming of planet
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Michael Slager, Police Officer Who Murdered Walter Scott, Sentenced to Twenty Years
Video by passerby showed officer shooting black man in the back and then altering the scene of the crime
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As Franken Steps Aside, Nurses Back Call for Keith Ellison to Fill Senate Vacancy
"Keith has been an outspoken advocate for nurses and other working people in his distinguished service in the House, and has shown a broad national reach and worked to build coalitions across the country."
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“Settlers in the White House”: Palestinians Denounce Trump Jerusalem Order & Protest in Day of Rage
Reporting From East Jerusalem.
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tax the rich protest sign Even Republican Voters Admit Widely Opposed GOP Tax Scam Is Corporate Giveaway
About 70 percent of Americans believe the Republican plan will benefit big businesses and say healthcare measures should be left out of the tax bill
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Sanders Says Trump Should Follow Franken's Lead and Resign Amid Sexual Assault Allegations
The president and the Republican Senate candidate he supports have so far avoided consequences of their alleged sexual misconduct, while Democratic leaders have stepped down
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After Caving to Right-Wing Smear Campaign, MSNBC 'Grows a Spine' and Rehires Sam Seder
Those who criticized MSNBC 's decision to cut ties with Seder as a "cowardly" capitulation to the far-right celebrated the network's reversal on Wednesday, calling it "a big win for what is right and just."
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Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Sen. Al Franken Announces Resignation
"I of all people am aware that there is some irony in the fact that I am leaving while a man who has bragged on tape about his history of sexual assault sits in the Oval Office and a man who has repeatedly preyed on young girls campaigns for the Senate with the full support of his party."
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Verizon FCC protest Shouting #StoptheFCC, Net Neutrality Defenders Target Lawmakers and Verizon Nationwide
Demonstrators gathered outside congressional offices and more than 700 Verizon stores nationwide to protest FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's plan to turn over control of the internet to major corporations
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As Trump Inflames Middle East, Travel Warnings Issued and Third Intifada Looms
Region faces upheaval as Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas decries U.S. decision on Jerusalem as "deliberate undermining of all peace efforts"
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fire in Calif. 'Hot New World': Raging California Wildfires Expose Reality of Climate Threat
"What should make Southern California fearful is that climate change could mean a future of more frequent and more intense wildfires."
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'That's Not How It Works': Experts Call Out Don Jr's Bogus Claim of Attorney-Client Privilege
When Trump Jr. wasn't illegitimately invoking attorney-client privilege, he appeared to be hampered by what one lawmaker called a "very serious case of amnesia"
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